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The Resource Wisconsin hometown stories, Door County, (DVD)

Wisconsin hometown stories, Door County, (DVD)

Label
Wisconsin hometown stories, Door County
Title
Wisconsin hometown stories
Title part
Door County
Title variation
Door County
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historians, local citizens and experts tell stories of tourism, cherries, art, and geology that capture the history of Door County. Viewers will also explore ethnic heritages that still thrive across the land, its art history, and efforts to preserve both the land and the natural beauty that define one of Wisconsin's most charming places
Cataloging source
WIA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wisconsin Public Television
  • Wisconsin Historical Society
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • State Historical Society of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Public Television
  • Cherries
  • Fishing
  • Paleo-Indians
  • North America
  • Wisconsin
  • Forests and forestry
  • Lake Michigan
  • Lighthouses
Technique
unknown
Label
Wisconsin hometown stories, Door County, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Jessie Kalmbach Chase painted scenes of Door County and Wisconsin landscapes using oils and watercolors. -- Mary and Increase Claflin are considered Door County's first white settlers. -- For almost 35 years, Mertha Fulkerson was the backbone of The Clearing, an education center in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. -- Joseph Harris was a driving force in building the canal in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. -- Ferdinand Hotz once owned over 1,400 acres around the Fish Creek and Newport areas in Wisconsin, making him the largest landowner in the county at the time. A skilled businessman and artist, Hotz bought much of his land because he enjoyed forests, hiking, and connecting to nature. -- Many communities emerged on the Door County Peninsula during the 1800s. One of the first was Ephraim, Wisconsin, a small town that sits on the west side of the county. Ephraim was founded in 1853 by Reverend Andreas Iverson and a small group of his church members. -- The Potawatomi were already living in the area now known as Wisconsin when the first Europeans arrived in 1634. The last Potawatomi chief living in Wisconsin died on November 27, 1930. His name was Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados. -- A lifelong resident of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Gerhard Miller was a talented painter known as the "Dean of the Door County Painters."--Rock Island was once owned almost in its entirety by Chester Hjörtur Thordarson, an inventor with a deep passion for learning, books, and nature. While he was later known as Chester, Thordarson was actually born Hjörtur Thordarson in northern Iceland on May 12, 1867. -- Emma Toft, "Wisconsin's First Lady of Conservation," was born on February 9, 1891 near Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin. -- Madeline Tripp Tourtelot found success around every corner during her life. Not only was she an accomplished painter, but also a sculptor, weaver, jeweler, photographer, and filmmaker. She founded two art schools in Door County as well. -- Joseph Zettel introduced fruit growing to Door County
  • Death's Door is a strait that links the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. It is located between the northern tip of the Door County Peninsula and Plum Island and Pilot Island. The strait's name comes from its French name, Porte des Morts. In English, this means "door of the dead." Door County's name comes from the name of the strait
  • Pottawatomie Lighthouse is the oldest light station in Wisconsin and on Lake Michigan. It is also known as Rock Island Lighthouse. Pottawatomie Lighthouse is located at the top of a steep cliff on the north side of Rock Island. Originally, it used 11 oil lamps and reflectors to send a beacon of light across the water to help ships navigate between Rock Island and St. Martins Island
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973883938
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9780870208140
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, color
System control number
(OCoLC)973883938
Label
Wisconsin hometown stories, Door County, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Jessie Kalmbach Chase painted scenes of Door County and Wisconsin landscapes using oils and watercolors. -- Mary and Increase Claflin are considered Door County's first white settlers. -- For almost 35 years, Mertha Fulkerson was the backbone of The Clearing, an education center in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. -- Joseph Harris was a driving force in building the canal in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. -- Ferdinand Hotz once owned over 1,400 acres around the Fish Creek and Newport areas in Wisconsin, making him the largest landowner in the county at the time. A skilled businessman and artist, Hotz bought much of his land because he enjoyed forests, hiking, and connecting to nature. -- Many communities emerged on the Door County Peninsula during the 1800s. One of the first was Ephraim, Wisconsin, a small town that sits on the west side of the county. Ephraim was founded in 1853 by Reverend Andreas Iverson and a small group of his church members. -- The Potawatomi were already living in the area now known as Wisconsin when the first Europeans arrived in 1634. The last Potawatomi chief living in Wisconsin died on November 27, 1930. His name was Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados. -- A lifelong resident of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Gerhard Miller was a talented painter known as the "Dean of the Door County Painters."--Rock Island was once owned almost in its entirety by Chester Hjörtur Thordarson, an inventor with a deep passion for learning, books, and nature. While he was later known as Chester, Thordarson was actually born Hjörtur Thordarson in northern Iceland on May 12, 1867. -- Emma Toft, "Wisconsin's First Lady of Conservation," was born on February 9, 1891 near Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin. -- Madeline Tripp Tourtelot found success around every corner during her life. Not only was she an accomplished painter, but also a sculptor, weaver, jeweler, photographer, and filmmaker. She founded two art schools in Door County as well. -- Joseph Zettel introduced fruit growing to Door County
  • Death's Door is a strait that links the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. It is located between the northern tip of the Door County Peninsula and Plum Island and Pilot Island. The strait's name comes from its French name, Porte des Morts. In English, this means "door of the dead." Door County's name comes from the name of the strait
  • Pottawatomie Lighthouse is the oldest light station in Wisconsin and on Lake Michigan. It is also known as Rock Island Lighthouse. Pottawatomie Lighthouse is located at the top of a steep cliff on the north side of Rock Island. Originally, it used 11 oil lamps and reflectors to send a beacon of light across the water to help ships navigate between Rock Island and St. Martins Island
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973883938
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9780870208140
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, color
System control number
(OCoLC)973883938

Library Locations

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